Inventors (1204 pages found in this category)


The Reconciliation

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1895, about two men who attempt a reconciliation culminating in the death of one of them.

The Red Room

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1896, a horror story in the manner of Edgar Allan Poe.

The Remarkable Case of Davidson’s Eyes

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1895, about a researcher who, after stooping between the poles of a large electromagnet, becomes temporarily blind to the world around him, seeing only an island beach.

The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic

Redirected to “The Obliterated Man”.

The Schoolgirl

Story paper for girls published from 1922 until 1940.

The Schoolgirls’ Own

British weekly story paper aimed at girls, published from 1921 until 1936.

The Sea Raiders

Short story by H. G. Wells, first published in 1896, about a raid by an unknown species of octopus-like creatures on the south coast of England.

The Servant’s Magazine

Published monthly in England from 1838 until 1869. Priced at one penny, its mission was to provide “improving reading for servant girls”.

The Shopman

Essay by H. G. Wells published in 1894, about a visit to a draper’s shop and an infuriating shop assistant.

The Siren

Painting by John William Waterhouse